The pressure of needing to be a model minority — successful, quiet, hardworking — can force people to internalize their mental anguish and ends up leaving gaps in our mental health services.
If women are to have a public voice in Ghana’s media ecology then a great deal more needs to happen.
Statistics show that about 41% of women in Kenya have reported physical or sexual violence from their husbands or partners in their lifetime.
The research has challenged the conventional notion that female journalists are powerless in a male-dominated world.
It only takes a few seconds to ask ‘what pronouns do you use’, but knowing and using a person’s correct pronouns can have a big impact on their mental health.
We reviewed research into gender stereotypes and biases in early childhood, and found gender as a social category develops early in life, and insight into some gender stereotypes begins early.
It’s a painful irony that a multi-billion pound industry, purporting to mirror real life is essentially erasing women’s stories from our screens.
Proposed changes to the law will prevent schools from providing appropriate support for transgender and gender-diverse young people. These changes could increase their already high risks of harm.
In the male-dominated engineering industry, where women represent only about 11% of the workforce, gender influences whom individuals turn to for answers to questions.
Ancient Christian and Jewish texts threatened women with hellfire if they stepped out of line – and those terrifying visions still resonate in U.S. society today.
‘Heartbeat’ abortion laws like the one enacted in Texas are often based on particular Christian views, but there are many religious perspectives on abortion. What do Jewish texts say?
The #MyOrthodoxLife movement challenges both mainstream and ultra-Orthodox media to tell more nuanced and complex stories about Jewish women.
Globally, experts are beginning to recognise that focusing on one aspect of food overlooks the trade-offs or sacrifices people make.
Sexual harassment and discrimination in gaming and tech is not inevitable or permanent, write experts in the field. The solutions are positive community standards and women in power.
Canadian women’s success at the Tokyo Games bodes well not only for our future generations of athletes, but for our nation as a whole.
Although some parents may be reluctant to let their children explore their surroundings alone, allowing kids to wander can help build their sense of direction.
Despite serving for decades, women in the armed forces around the world still face obstacles throughout their military career.
A scholar of ancient Greek literature explains what the Olympics of modern day have in common with the 776 B.C. games at Olympia.
Although Ghana has not been affected by religious conflict, the ways youth from the Muslim minority relate to their nation is an important question.
In the 19th century, Baartman was dehumanized and mocked for her large posterior. So what does it mean when Black women today strive for ‘Sarah Baartman hips’?